The show had a wonderful collection of carefully handpicked bridal suppliers from striking event styling to pretty bespoke stationery and provided the perfect place for contemporary brides looking for something different and unique for their wedding day.The wedding fair was held at One Marylebone, a venue which has been beautifully refurbished to the original designs of Sir John Sloane. The Grade I listed venue boasts 3 unique spaces plus landscaped gardens and sits moments from Regents Park.
I had the pleasure of meeting a number of the show’s exhibitors including Amanda from The Utterly Sexy Café. Amanda provides a highly original and complete catering service which provides beautifully prepared food, creatively decorated and elegantly served. They have everything you need for a glam tea party from pretty tea pots, plates and cake stand to delicate cups and saucers with roses and other classic designs.
Matt Maurice is one of the top Mobile Discotheque’s & DJ’s in the industry and brings a cool, edgier twist to wedding dance floors. Music loving couples will really appreciate Matt’s unique offering.
The Marjorie Bells are a three-part close harmony singing trio. Their recreation of the Andrew Sisters hits plus other wartime greats fitted in perfectly at Luella’s Boudoir with old style glamour getting brides and their guests in the mood.
One of my favourite cake designers, Mich Turner of The Little Venice Cake was also at Luella’s with her young vibrant team. Mich has an enviable reputation and client list including celebrities and international royalty. Her dynamic style combines clean, classical, contemporary designs with delicious cakes.
The buzz of a lively catwalk show always gets brides excited about the big day and Luella’s runway display was no exception.
Charlotte Casadéjus, gave her model brides a timeless elegance with rich silks, georgettes and embroidered organdies. Whilst Caroline Atelier showed us why she is an award winning bridal designer from Leeds, with contemporary designs for the stylish bride that is in all of us!
Johanna Johnson dresses bring a new level of luxury to the bridal market using only the heaviest silks, finest French laces and Swarovski crystals.
Jacqueline Byrne’s philosophy for beautiful feminine dresses always turns brides-to-be into the beautiful, elegant figures they aspire to be on their big day.
Lisa Redman’s collection is perfect for the modern yet romantic bride, with wedding gowns created to be treasured not only for your wedding day but for a lifetime.
Buttonbelle’s vintage inspired bridesmaid’s dresses are feminine up to date and well designed, they come in a wide range of colours and fabrics including lightweight and chiffons and georgettes.